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Despite our highly provincial tendencies, Rhode Islanders know that no corner of our state is too far from any other - and that in many cases we can easily find common links with other residents, either through family members, friends or shared more
Remember that first time you lost control of a car on an icy road?It’s surreal. You turn the wheel and what you’re used to happening doesn’t happen. The car doesn’t turn. Now … more
Despite our highly provincial tendencies, Rhode Islanders know that no corner of our state is too far from any other – and that in many cases we can easily find common links with other … more
Lovers of dramatic city politics will get a great early Christmas gift in Warwick this year. A special meeting has been called - utilizing a dusty provision within the city charter allowing a five-person City Council majority to call for one - which more
To the Editor: Does anyone else find it interesting that the more hate and venom the left tries to spread against our president and other normal thinking Americans the more foolish they appear? Do these leeches in Washington, and here in our home state, more
To the Editor: How important is it to be attractive in our society? As humans, we are frequently told it does not matter how we look on the outside if we are not proud of who we are on the inside. We are told our kindness to others can make us the most more
A Poem about Westbay Community Action's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Based on 'Twas the Night Before Christmas "e;Twas a night during winter-it was cold in the house, "e;We need help with our bills,"e; I said to my spouse. The furnace more
By MAUREEN MAIGRET Like most older adults, at age 90 Anne wanted to stay in her own home when she started to need some help. Staying at home by using home care or adult day services is a realistic choice for many older adults with adequate means. For more
Most people live in boxes upon Boxes like gerbils in cages, While others live in fortresses upon rocks And plan everyone's lives through the ages. The media and Hollywood love these wanna be stars Who spout their views For all to hear, While the unknowns more
Twas the weeks before Christmas and all through my mind Was the love of Jesus And how could we all be so blind? Blind to the ways of the world And in what we really hold true Blind to all the superficiality What is real, and what will always stay new. more
Sometimes you're better off not thinking. I wouldn't advise this if you're planning on passing a test, whether it is to get a drivers' license, a course or getting a job. Nor would I recommend it should you hope to impress possible future in-laws or more
Only twice before in our nation's history has the U.S. House of Representatives impeached a president. Students of American history know that Andrew Johnson was the first to face a trial in the Senate, where he avoided removal from office by a single more
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